Nigeria suicide bombing kills at least 50 in mosque

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The wreckage after Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked a location in Maiduguri, Nigeria in February.  (AP) At least 50 people were killed in a suicide bombing at a mosque in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, police said. A teenage bomber detonated his explosives just as worshipers gathered for morning prayers. Police spokesman Othman Abubakar told The…

Construction crew unearths giant concrete swastika

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BERLIN — Construction workers in Germany have unearthed a giant concrete swastika on a sports field in the northern city of Hamburg. The German news agency dpa reported Tuesday workers were digging in the ground with an excavator to build changing rooms when they suddenly hit the 13-by-13 foot Nazi symbol. Members of the sports…

AP: Sexual abuse rampant at Pakistan’s Islamic schools

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KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. The boy fidgets with his scarf and looks over at his mother. “Did he touch…

Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell respond to Charlie Rose allegations

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“CBS This Morning” co-hosts Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell addressed sexual misconduct allegations against co-host Charlie Rose on Tuesday’s broadcast. CBS News has suspended Rose in light of the accusations, and both PBS and Bloomberg have suspended his program.  The Washington Post report published Monday includes claims by eight women who worked for or aspired…